Artists: David Thomas Broughton, RM Hubbert
Combining luscious and often haunting vocals with improvised spontaneity, his baffling genius has been dividing opinion on the European live circuit.
Over the past few years, David Thomas Brouhton has been making waves with his unique and distinct approach to folk music. When Broughton performs it’s a story of incompletion and insecurity. As his songs ponder the difficulties of relationships, the awkwardness of emotion, he plays the same games with the audience. A pause mid-song to brush off his knee, or to rearrange his belongings on the floor: Layers of melody are slowly built, soar, whistle then fizzle as does a kettle on a stove.
"The most brilliant and baffling show I’m likely to see this year" – Hank Schteamer, Time Out New York
"David Thomas Broughton = an actual, honest-to-god, straight up genius." – The Internet Sleeps Sundays, review of End of the Road Festival 2009
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